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Terminally Ill Cancer Patients Fare Poorly After Surgery


Patients with disseminated advanced cancer who undergo surgery are far more likely to endure long hospital stays and readmissions, referrals to extended care facilities and death, UC Davis researchers have found.
24-Oct-2016 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Sexual Pain in Women After Cancer Is Common, and Too Often Ignored


Painful sex in women after cancer treatment is relatively common, often treatable and needs to be addressed by medical providers, a UC Davis oncologist and researcher suggests.
24-Oct-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Lay Educators Help Boost Colorectal Screening Rates in Hmong


Hmong Americans are more likely to understand the importance of colorectal cancer screening and to get screened when they’re provided information by specially trained Hmong lay health educators, new research from UC Davis has found.
26-Aug-2016 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Hybrid Treatment Hunts Down and Kills Leukemia Cells

Researchers at UC Davis and Ionis Pharmaceuticals have developed a hybrid treatment that harnesses a monoclonal antibody to deliver antisense DNA to acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) cells and that may lead to less toxic treatments for the disease.
28-Jul-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Miglioretti Awarded $7.5 Million to Evaluate Supplemental Breast Imaging

Diana Miglioretti, UC Davis dean’s professor of biostatistics and an internationally recognized breast cancer screening expert, has received $7.5 million to determine the effectiveness of two supplemental breast screening and diagnostic workup...
25-May-2016 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Common Supplement Boosts Kidney Cancer Therapy

Researchers at UC Davis have shown that docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), a fatty acid commonly found in fish and fish oil supplements, reduces renal cell carcinoma invasiveness, growth rate, and blood vessel growth when combined with the anti-cancer...
2-May-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Targeted Hepatitis B Virus Screening Effective in Addressing Infection, Liver Disease Risk


A community-based hepatitis B virus screening effort led by UC Davis researchers found that targeted outreach to Asian American populations can identify groups at high risk for infection and direct them to appropriate follow-up care to help prevent...
2-May-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Radiation Improves Survival in Older Patients with Soft Tissue Sarcomas


UC Davis researchers have shown that radiation therapy following surgery benefits older patients more than their younger counterparts, a surprising finding that could change the way some patients are treated for soft tissue sarcomas (STS). Also, the...
11-Apr-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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